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abandoning

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  • verbleave behind, relinquish
  • verbleave in troubled state
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Synonyms for abandoning

verb leave behind, relinquish
  • desert
  • discard
  • discontinue
  • ditch
  • drop out
  • dump
  • leave
  • pull out
  • quit
  • stop
  • surrender
  • vacate
  • withdraw
  • abdicate
  • drop
  • duck
  • dust
  • screw
  • yield
  • back out
  • bail out
  • bow out
  • chicken out
  • cop out
  • cut loose
  • flake out
  • fly the coop
  • give up the ship
  • kiss goodbye
  • leg it
  • let go
  • opt out
  • run out on
  • ship out
  • storm out
  • take a powder
  • take a walk
  • throw over
  • walk out on
  • wash hands of

Antonyms for abandoning

  • advance
  • allow
  • begin
  • come
  • continue
  • go
  • hold
  • keep
  • maintain
  • persevere
  • remain
  • start
  • stay
  • adopt
  • assert
  • cherish
  • defend
  • favor
  • pursue
  • retain
  • support
  • uphold
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to abandoning

cancellation

noun. calling off; erasure
  • abandoning
  • abandonment
  • abolishing
  • abolition
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • canceling
  • deletion
  • dissolution
  • dissolving
  • elimination
  • invalidating
  • invalidation
  • nullification
  • overruling
  • quashing
  • recall
  • recalling
  • repeal
  • repudiation
  • retirement
  • retracting
  • retraction
  • reversal
  • reversing
  • revocation
  • revoking
  • undoing
  • withdrawing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.